When your toolboxes or tools have gone missing in ArcMap

The other day Tom from Earth Sciences asked:

When I start up ArcMap the Spatial Analyst and 3D Analyst toolboxes are missing in the toolbox tree. Spatial Analyst / 3D Analyst are checked within Extensions. Toolbars appear but have limited functionality. Any ideas why this is happening?

Continue reading “When your toolboxes or tools have gone missing in ArcMap”


ESRI Certified ArcGIS Desktop Professional

So we have been using ESRI products for years and know them inside out, but how do we prove this to our employers and clients, like other IT professionals can do with their MCSE or CCNA certifications? Continue reading “ESRI Certified ArcGIS Desktop Professional”

Site licensed software

Need a specific GIS software product? We have various site licensed products, meaning you can just use them and don’t have to buy a license: http://www.applications.itservices.manchester.ac.uk/list_products.php?category=gis&excludeArchived=1

Please check terms and conditions, e.g. some restrict use to on-campus or university-owned PCs only.

Of course you can use any other software you like, but you will need to obtain it yourself.